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out too. canada's guys, new zealand, costa rican. the u.n. represents from 27 countries in europe all pied-pipered out behind the americans while mahmoud ahmadinejad kept talking from the little step stool they presumably put up to the podium. when he started to say how most of the world knows 911 was an inside job by the u.s. government. a lot of times diplomacy is so subtle, international relations turn on whether you're guy's dinner at the white house is a state dinner or technically looks like a state dinner. who bows to who and how deeply and what you're wearing when you did it. points of protocol, these imperceptible slights. except when it's not. it was as satisfying as it was blunt. for all the drama today of walking out on little mahmoud ahmadinejad what got less coverage was something almost as blunt and almost as satisfying but without the dramatic visuals. four years ago our friends in russia said they were going to sell iran a billion dollars worth of missiles that iran said they wanted to use to defend its nuclear facilities. there's a ban being sold of any hi-tech. the
this morning. is any other place in harm's way? >> newfoundland, canada. so as this storm begins to accelerate, folks in canada are going to have to deal with it, as well. i think the big story with this storm is how big it was. and because of the actual size of this thing, they had tropical storm-force and hurricane-force winds in such a long duration just that constant battering of the island is where you're seeing most of that damage. but as john pointed out, the building codes are pretty strict. but about half the people at one point, at least, without power. all right. there you see the storm now. it's about 135 miles to the north of bermuda right now, and it is accelerating north/northeast at 20 miles an hour. it is still a hurricane with category one strength. and this is the forecast track. it'll probably scoot the coastline of newfoundland, a category one storm, and then eventually getting into extra tropical -- more like an atlantic type of storm with winds, though, that tropical storm force winds go out over 300 miles from the center. as reynolds pointed out, they'll be dealing with
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
. >>> hurricane igor still going strong, this time battering newfoundla newfoundland's coast in canada, packing high winds and heavy rain. >>> corruption on steroids, that's how one los angeles district attorney is describing the case of eight city officials from bell, california. the not so great eight faceed arainment within the last hour accused of pocketing some $5.5 million taxpayer dollars. the bell manager, former city manager and the rest were rounded up from their homes and hauled into jail. george lewis joins us from our bureau in burbank. describe the case against the eight city leaders. >> contessa, they're accused of looting the city treasury to the tune of $5.5 million appropriating the money for their own use without taxpayers' permission. it revolves around the high salaries paid to former city manager, robert rizzo and seven others. rizzo apparently had a compensation package that totalled $1.5 million. the way they did this was about five years ago bell was made a charter city which gave the city council sweeping powers to approve high salaries for themselves without taxpayer
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
the damage. you see right here, igor now weakening as it heads north into the atlantic. and canada as well. all right. time for some football, mr. kilmeade. >> monday night football. they keep playing it on monday nights. saints visit san francisco. let's see what's happened. there were some ceremonies going on. they retired hall of famer jerry rice's number. raiders retired on that and kind of blacked that out. this game went down to the wire. fourth quarter super bowl champs they were up. they get a two point conversion and it looks like time would be running out and we go into overtime when garrett hartley would kick a field goal. don't leave any time for drew brees, he'll beat you. cubs outfielder tyler colvin remains in the hospital after having his chest punctured by a shattered bat much the rookie is being treated with a chest tube to prevent his lung from collapsing. finally in new york, the yankees honor their former owner before last night's game against the rays in new york. former manager joe torre along with yankee greats don mattingly, the yogi berra and the steinbrenner monu
and scientists say it is safe, critics are not convinced. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon that causes them to grow twice the fast and twice the harvest. the company says the scientist can relieve overfishing and put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of appearance, taste and texture and biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. ben & jerry's ice cream have launched a something's fishy campaign and any genetically altered animals for consumption. >> today it is the genetically engineered fish and then a pig and chicken. >> reporter: mixed reaction. >> common sense. it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it with processed food. >> reporter: no one has eaten genetically altered fish. and some people have such violent reactions to fish. the fda has already determined it is safe to eat. but the union that
igor is now scooting south of newfoundland, canada. still a hurricane, although it's becoming more of a north atlantic storm. out in central atlanta we've got lisa. and there's your forecast for igor, and that's interesting to see. there's lisa, 40-mile-an-hour winds. not too concerned, one, because it's really far away. and also the time of year where it's tougher for these storms to make their way across the atlantic. 41 degrees in albany, saranac lake, 31 degrees. yeah, fall arrives tomorrow and starting to feel just like that, a little crisp in the air. >> it's supposed to be 87 in chicago. >> the rest of the country is warming up. we'll talk about that in 30 minutes. >> okay. we'll tell you later. >> top secret information. >> thanks, rob. >>> well, has president obama lost touch? he moved millions to tears just two years ago. now critics say he no longer connects. can he find the magic again? we'll talk about it still ahead. nine minutes past the hour. ♪ when it's planes in the sky ♪ ♪ for a chain of supply, that's logistics ♪ ♪ when the parts for the line ♪ ♪ c
'll respectfully say i have no comment. >> i think so. in canada, he was asked a question and given an opportunity to respond. his quote was, the man deserves my silence. it was classy. when you see a poll like that, 62% of people said that, that's what our mom and dads taught us. >> does it show blame bush and blame boehner did not work? and they got to go to a plan c? >> if blame bush and blame boehner worked, their numbers would be much better than they are and they wouldn't be scrambling to start talking now about citizens united and give america this bright, shiny object when everybody just cares about employment. >> they do. jobs, jobs, jobs. you got one, you just did a good job fulfilling. dana perino, always a pleasure. nice to have you here on the couch. >> democrats have long depended on younger voters to put them in office. many can't find jobs. will they switch sides, then? our young political panel with their thoughts next. >> and nearly 10 years later, lawmakers still haven't passed a bill to pay for health care of 9/11 first responders. news today that the battle could soon be over
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